Asian-Americans are asked to speak up for Black people while listening to their guidance on how to advocate for racial justice.
But claims theyhave benefited from or participated in racism described in the commission’s statement have divided the community.
But even critics said last week’s video from some of the same leaders struck the right tone.
“It’s not the message, it’s about the people who delivered the message,” said Pogue, who viewed the video at the Globe’s request.
He contrasted its focus on positive acts of support with the more critical tone taken by the commission.